Jeff Tyler is a reporter for Marketplace’s Los Angeles bureau and reports on issues related to immigration and Latin America. Tyler began his career at Marketplace producing and editing stories and in 2000 his desire to report allowed him to move to the other side of the microphone becoming a foreign correspondent for the program. Tyler admits that working for Marketplace has given him a crash course in world economics. His work has taken him from Argentina and Brazil to Indonesia and Pakistan. A California native, Tyler is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. After college, he worked for a travel guide company, writing a guide for Honduras and editing a travel guide for Mexico.


Features by Jeff Tyler

The cost of concussions

There is plenty of demand for technology to reduce concussions.
Posted In: helmet, NFL, concussion

Rising risk in mortgage market

A stress test for new mortgages reveals higher chances for a market correction.
Posted In: Housing, Mortgages
EU-US Trade Talks

The pros and cons of transatlantic free trade

The trade deal could help auto sales but undermine environmental protections.
Posted In: free trade, European Union
George Lucas

Which cities will profit off the Star Wars museum?

Chicago is competing with San Francisco to host a new George Lucas museum.
Posted In: Star Wars, museum, tourism
Promotional shots for The Amazing Spider-man 2

Spider-Man vs. the box office

Spidey hits the big screen today, and, there is lots riding on the $250 million investment by Sony.
Posted In: film, movies, spiderman

The history of the marketing of Cinco de Mayo

The day commemorates an obscure battle between Mexico and France.
Posted In: Cinco de Mayo, marketing, beer
Truckers in Long Beach

Long road for short-haul truckers

Some short-haul truckers say they're being cheated out of money by being misclassified as an independent contractors.

Chancellor Merkel goes to Washington

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will talk sanctions with President Obama.
Posted In: Merkel, ukraine, sanctions
Northwestern Wildcats line up

Are hours of football practice a job?

Northwestern football players are scheduled to vote on whether they want to be represented by a union.
Posted In: NCAA, Kain Colter

IRS employees who don't pay their own taxes

Thousands of IRS workers got rewards despite being disciplined for misconduct.


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